MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2013

35th Annual Science Fiction Marathon

Jacky Martin

Jan/26 Sat 07:00PM-06:00AM 26-100

Enrollment: Limited: First come, first served (no advance sign-up)
Fee: $8.00 for Admission

The 35th Annual Science Fiction Marathon

Admission is $8, and drops to $5 after Looper.

The 2013 Marathon features four full-length films, one surprise hour-long feature, many short subjects, and a special selection of refreshments! Pizza pre-orders will be taken between WALL-E and Looper for pickup at midnight, and breakfast foods will be available after The Andromeda Strain.

7:00 pm - WALL-E

9:30 pm - Looper

11:45 pm - pizza break

12:30 am - a special surprise!

1:30 am - The Andromeda Strain (1971)

4:00 am - Galaxy Quest

WALL-E (2008)

Disney and Pixar join forces for this computer-animated tale about a wide-eyed robot who travels to the deepest reaches of outer space in search of a newfound friend.

Looper (2012)

A hired gun from the future discovers that his greatest adversary is himself in this twisting sci-fi mindbender starring Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

A Special Surprise! (1967)

The Andromeda Strain (1971)

A space-age disaster occurs when the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico foolishly retrieve and open an off-course satellite.  Based on the best-selling novel by Michael Crichton.

Galaxy Quest (1999)

Twenty years after it was canceled, the five stars of the classic '70s TV series Galaxy Quest are still in costume, making appearances at science fiction conventions for their legions of die-hard fans. But some of those fans are a little more far out than the actors could ever have imagined. Starring Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, and Alan Rickman.

Sponsor(s): LSC
Contact: Jacky Martin, 617-253-3791,